Reinstatement Operative

  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • September 24, 2021
  • £22,451 to 28,168

Wessex Water

Reinstatement Operative

Do you enjoy working outdoors and being part of a team? If so, we have opportunities in our reinstatement teams!

The role

Reporting to the area Reinstatement Controller you will be responsible for the permanent reinstatement of excavations in highways, footways and other hard paved areas in the west region.

As the Reinstatement Operative, you will work as part of a two-person team carrying out a variety of reinstatements to local authority standards. You will work on carriageways, footways and other hard paved areas using asphalts, modular paving and concrete.

You will play a part in the provision of a 24-hour service. Driving a 7.5 tonne gross tipper/hotbox vehicle to load materials at the quarry and transport to site is necessary, so a full current driving licence including 7.5t GVW is essential, together with a NRSWA operative certificate.

What do you need?

We are looking for someone with a ‘can do’ attitude who is confident, driven and self-motivated. You will work towards becoming an experienced blacktop Reinstatement Operative within the water and sewerage industry.

You will have the ability to operate small plant, eg, a pedestrian roller, disc cutter, trench rammer and plate compactor, together with the basic understanding of materials and specifications.

What you’ll get from us?

Our people tell us Wessex Water is a great place to work, and they stay with us! We are proud of how we support development and career progression. We have a wealth of both financial and non-financial benefits to offer our people and are committed to ensuring we provide an environment that supports health and wellbeing and flexible working.

We continue to promote diversity and inclusion. With that in mind, we welcome all applicants.

We are delighted to have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare they have a disability or have previously served with the Armed Forces, and meet the minimum requirements for the job, will automatically be invited for an interview.

Please let us know if you require any additional support or adjustments to assist you in starting your journey with Wessex Water.

The appointment of successful applicant/s will also be subject to receiving suitable references and basic (or where job applicable) other criminal disclosure checks. You must also be able to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK.

If you have what it takes to join this award-winning business and want to be part of our exciting journey and share in that success, then please get in contact with us to find out more.

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